[ mawrn ]
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Origin of morn

before 900; Middle English morn(e), Old English morne (dative of morgen morning); cognate with Dutch, German Morgen

Words Nearby morn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use morn in a sentence

  • But may have explained pony for my daughter found stuffed down chimney on Xmas morn.

  • From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.

    The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
  • "So ye'll just be by yoursel' the morn, unless they put Dicky Tamson owre aside you," he added viciously.

    The Underworld | James C. Welsh
  • Richard danced till the morn was paling, despite two great welts on his forehead.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • Laughing heartily, Hugh said he hoped he would shine as brightly on the resurrection morn as those same "Sunday boots."

British Dictionary definitions for morn


/ (mɔːn) /

  1. a poetic word for morning

  2. the morn Scot tomorrow

  1. the morn's nicht Scot tomorrow night

Origin of morn

Old English morgen; compare Old High German morgan, Old Norse morginn

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